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From: L Snider
Date: Aug 31, 2017 9:49AM


Hi Vanessa,

Can you share what DAT did? I am just curious. It seemed too good to be
true!

I like this checker because if you choose monochromatic, it can double as
grey scale checking.
http://www.color-blindness.com/coblis-color-blindness-simulator/

Vischeck has been around forever, but I now like Coblis better
http://www.vischeck.com/vischeck/vischeckImage.php

Cheers

Lisa



On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 10:41 AM, Preast, Vanessa < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
wrote:

> I've tried out DAT with mixed success. I tend to prefer using Paciello
> Group's Colour Contrast Analyser at https://www.paciellogroup.com/
> resources/contrastanalyser/. Fortunately, most of the documents I've
> reviewed are primarily black on white with a few bits of color here and
> there, so the checking is easy.
>
> What colour blind checker do you use that checks jpg images?
>
> Vanessa
>
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> Hi Jim,
>
> One that has been on my list to try out is DAT:
> https://www.visionaustralia.org/dat
>
> It has a built in checker. I use the fast insider for Word, so I wasn't
> sure it would work with that setting.
>
> For colour blind checking, I screen print it and put it through a colour
> blind checker. Not 100% proof as the jpg could distort a tiny bit, but it
> gets the job done okay. Better if they worked with .tiffs.
>
> Cheers
>
> Lisa
>
> On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 9:17 AM, Jim Homme < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> > What is the best tool or method for doing WCAG contrast testing in MS
> > Word 2016? I know "best" is not the right word choice, but I wanted to
> > start looking at tools for doing this kind of thing.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Jim
> >
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